Legal

Law Firm Opens Lakewood Ranch Office

The law firm Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl recently opened a new office in Lakewood Ranch.

03/20/2017 By staff

Appointments

Attorneys Named Managing Partners at Sarasota Firm

Transaction and litigation real estate attorney Nancy Cason and plaintiff’s personal injury attorney F. Scott Westheimer were both recently named managing partners for the Sarasota law firm Syprett Meshad.

03/14/2017 By staff

Appointments

Attorney Joins Blood Bank Board

Real estate law attorney Juan Villaveces from the Sarasota office of the law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP was recently named a new board member at SunCoast Blood Bank.

03/13/2017 By staff

Law

Law Firm Names New Partners

Heather DeGrave and Thomas Valentine recently became partners at the law firm Walters Levine & Lozano.

02/28/2017 By staff

Law

Legal Honors

A roundup of recent achievements and recognitions in the local legal field.

02/01/2017 By staff

New hires

Attorney Joins Firm as Shareholder

Paula Lozano recently joined the law firm Walters Levine, which has changed its name to Walters Levine & Lozano, as a shareholder.

01/19/2017 By staff

Manufacturing

Car Manufacturer Pleads Guilty to Emissions Test Violations

Volkswagen this week agreed to plead guilty to three criminal felony counts and pay $2.8 billion in fines and penalties for cheating on diesel emissions tests.

01/12/2017 By staff

New hires

Sixth-Generation Attorney Joins Sarasota Firm

Elisha Robertson recently joined the Sarasota law firm Kirk-Pinkerton, PA, as an associate attorney.

01/11/2017 By staff

New hires

Real Estate Attorney Joins Sarasota Firm

Real estate attorney Elizabeth Wexler recently joined Sarasota's Berlin Patten Ebling, PLLC.

01/10/2017 By staff

New hires

New Attorney Joins Sarasota Firm's Tax Department

Alisa French recently joined the Tax Department of the Sarasota law firm Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., as an associate attorney.

01/09/2017 By staff

Law

Sarasota County Files Lawsuit Over 'Defective Work' at Ed Smith Stadium

Sarasota County last month sued Rhode Island's Gilbane Building Company, alleging that the company performed "defective work" on concrete flooring and walls at Ed Smith Stadium.

12/27/2016 By staff

Law

Business Groups Sue to Block South Florida Minimum Wage Hike

The Florida Retail Federation, the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association and the Florida Chamber of Commerce filed suit last week to block the City of Miami Beach from raising its minimum wage.

12/20/2016 By staff

New hires

Three Attorneys Join Sarasota Law Firm

The Sarasota law firm Williams Parker recently added three attorneys: Nicole Behar, Ryan Portugal and Daniel Tullidge.

12/15/2016 By staff

Law

Attorneys Form Marijuana Law Practice Group

The law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, which has offices in both Tampa and Sarasota, recently created a new practice group dedicated to marijuana law.

11/28/2016 By staff

Promotions

Law Firm Announces New Closing Manager

The Sarasota law firm Gibson, Kohl, Wolff & Hric, P.L. recently promoted Cathy Bruce to closing manager.

10/26/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Construction Litigation the Topic of Oct. 28 Lunch Panel

The Gulf Coast Builders Xchange is hosting a lunch panel titled "Learn From the Past, Plan for Your Future" on Friday, Oct. 28.

10/17/2016 Research by staff

Law

Human Rights Lawyer Speaks in Sarasota Oct. 27

Bryan Stevenson—human rights lawyer, author and the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative—will serve as the keynote speaker at Legal Aid of Manasota’s 25th Anniversary dinner.

10/13/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Law Firm Adds New Associate Attorney

Dunlap & Moran, P.A., a law firm with offices in Lakewood Ranch and downtown Sarasota, recently hired Alexander Platt as an associate.

09/01/2016 Research by staff

New hires

New Attorney Joins Real Estate Law Firm

Berlin Patten Ebling PLLC, which has offices in Sarasota, Venice and Lakewood Ranch, recently hired Natasha Selvaraj.

08/29/2016 Research by staff

New hires

New College Picks General Counsel

New College of Florida recently named Michael Pierce, an attorney with experience in higher education regulations, as its general counsel.

07/06/2016 Research by staff